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Kris Freeman and Ryan Reed inspire us to dream.

From the Olympics to NASCAR, they don’t let type 1 diabetes stand in their way.

Kris Freeman: Olympic Skier

When Kris Freeman was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 19, doctors told him his skiing career was over. In 2014, four Olympic Games later, Kris has proven them wrong.

See Kris’s inspiring story

Ryan Reed: NASCAR Driver

Just as his career was taking off, Ryan Reed was told he would never race again after being diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Today, Ryan inspires millions as the driver of the No. 16 Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford® Mustang.

See Ryan’s uplifting story
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